Clausius–Clapeyron equation

noun Clau·si·us–Clapeyron equation \¦klȯzēəs‧ˈklapāˌrōn-, -ˌrän-\

Definition of Clausius–Clapeyron equation

  1. :  the Clapeyron equation as modified for liquid-vapor phases by assuming that the vapor is an ideal gas and that the volume of the liquid phase is negligible in comparison with the volume of the vapor

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Origin and Etymology of clausius–clapeyron equation

after Rudolf J. E. Clausius †1888 German mathematical physicist and B. P. E. Clapeyron †1864 French engineer


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